Unikrn is the global leader in eSports betting. Founded by Rahul Sood and Karl Flores, we provide eSports fans and newcomers alike a safe and legal place to gather, game, and bet on eSports. With games such as League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and more, there’s always something to watch and bet on at Unikrn. Our employees are all passionate gamers, and see Unikrn as a way to increase the engagement and passion already surrounding eSports. Unikrn is revolutionizing the eSports industry.

Type
Private
HQ
Seattle, US
Founded
2014
Size (employees)
40 (est)+12%
Website
unikrn.com
Unikrn was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Seattle, US
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Key People/Management at Unikrn

Rahul Sood

Rahul Sood

CEO

Unikrn Office Locations

Unikrn has an office in Seattle
Seattle, US (HQ)
500 Yale Ave N
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Unikrn Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

Total Funding

$10 m

Latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Investors

Unikrn's latest funding round in June 2015 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Unikrn has raised $10 m
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Unikrn News and Updates

Esports has a drug and gambling problem

In this day and age, playing competitive video games has grown into a massive industry. Despite that, gamers continue to fight for the right to turn their hobby into a legitimate sport. The backbone of their argument centers around the fact that you actually need a lot of skill. Quick reflexes, dext…

Supreme Court decision means esports betting can step out of the shadows

The Supreme Court of the United States today overruled a 1992 federal law that prohibited states from authorizing betting on sporting events. Today’s 6-3 decision will enable each state to decide if it wants to permit sports-related gambling, which is something that a number of states are considerin…

4 esports regulations to watch for in 2018

GUEST: The rapid growth of the esports industry has increased the potential for corruption, match-fixing, doping, and other undesirable or illegal activities. Increased regulation is necessary for esports to maintain its legitimacy. Here are four regulatory pushes we might see more of this year: Reg…

How Unikrn uses blockchain and cryptocurrency for esports betting

EXCLUSIVE: Rahul Sood made his name as an enthusiast gamer and the cofounder of VoodooPC, a maker of custom gaming PCs that he started in 1991. He sold that business to HP in 2006, and he headed HP’s efforts in gaming computers through 2010. He moved to Microsoft and started Microsoft Ventures in 20…

An e-sports gambling site raised $31 million through an ICO and everything about it is remarkable

Take out your tech buzzword bingo card. A new initial coin offering has launched, backed by a big-name tech investor, and it’s raised a vast…
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